1972 St. Louis Cardinals

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Season Overview

75-81 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1972 St. Louis Cardinals

What was the record of the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals?

The St. Louis Cardinals finished the regular season with a 75-81 record. They went 40-37 at home and 35-44 on the road.

What division did the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals play in?

The 1972 St. Louis Cardinals played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals?

During the regular season, the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals went 40-44 against their NL East opponents.

What was the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
New York Mets 9-7 56.2% +18
Montreal Expos 8-9 47.1% -3
Philadelphia Phillies 7-8 46.7% -1
Pittsburgh Pirates 8-10 44.4% -14
Chicago Cubs 8-10 44.4% -22

What was the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals had their best month in June, when they went 18-8 and had a 69.2% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 5-8 and had a 38.5% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 5-8 38.5% +3
May 11-17 39.3% -34
June 18-8 69.2% +30
July 12-15 44.4% -18
August 14-15 48.3% +5
September 14-16 46.7% -12
October 1-2 33.3% -6

Did the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals make the Postseason?

No, the Cardinals didn't make the Postseason in 1972.

What was the run differential for the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals?

The St. Louis Cardinals finished the regular season with a run differential of -32. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cardinals could have been expected to have about 74.1 wins, or a 74-82 record in the regular season.

How did the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals went 30-34.

How did the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals went 10-6 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals was a 7 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1972 St. Louis Cardinals?

The longest losing streak that the St. Louis Cardinals had during the 1972 regular season was 8 games, which happened once during the season.

1972 St. Louis Cardinals Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Apr 15, 1972 vs Montreal Expos Loss 2 - 3
Sun, Apr 16, 1972 vs Montreal Expos Loss 2 - 3
Mon, Apr 17, 1972 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 4
Tue, Apr 18, 1972 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 3 - 6
Wed, Apr 19, 1972 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 0 - 1
Fri, Apr 21, 1972 @ Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 2
Sat, Apr 22, 1972 @ Montreal Expos Loss 5 - 6 (10)
Sun, Apr 23, 1972 @ Montreal Expos Win 6 - 1
Tue, Apr 25, 1972 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 3 - 9
Wed, Apr 26, 1972 @ Atlanta Braves Win 9 - 4
Fri, Apr 28, 1972 @ Houston Astros Win 7 - 2
Sat, Apr 29, 1972 @ Houston Astros Win 4 - 2 (11)
Sun, Apr 30, 1972 @ Houston Astros Loss 6 - 7
Tue, May 2, 1972 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 6 - 7
Wed, May 3, 1972 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 2 - 1
Thu, May 4, 1972 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 5 - 9
Fri, May 5, 1972 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 2
Sat, May 6, 1972 vs Atlanta Braves Win 4 - 2
Sun, May 7, 1972 vs Atlanta Braves Win 5 - 4
Tue, May 9, 1972 vs Houston Astros Win 2 - 1
Wed, May 10, 1972 vs Houston Astros Loss 7 - 10
Thu, May 11, 1972 vs Houston Astros Win 4 - 3
Fri, May 12, 1972 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 4 - 5
Sat, May 13, 1972 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 11
Sun, May 14, 1972 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 4
Sun, May 14, 1972 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 0 - 2
Mon, May 15, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 4
Tue, May 16, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 4
Wed, May 17, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 12
Thu, May 18, 1972 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 4 - 6
Fri, May 19, 1972 vs Chicago Cubs Win 4 - 3
Sat, May 20, 1972 vs Chicago Cubs Win 3 - 2
Sun, May 21, 1972 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 2 - 3
Tue, May 23, 1972 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 6
Wed, May 24, 1972 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 4 - 9 (14)
Thu, May 25, 1972 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 4 - 2
Fri, May 26, 1972 vs New York Mets Win 6 - 2
Sat, May 27, 1972 vs New York Mets Loss 1 - 4
Sun, May 28, 1972 vs New York Mets Win 8 - 3
Mon, May 29, 1972 vs New York Mets Loss 6 - 7
Wed, May 31, 1972 @ Chicago Cubs Win 1 - 0
Thu, Jun 1, 1972 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 3 - 7
Fri, Jun 2, 1972 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 8
Sat, Jun 3, 1972 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 1
Sun, Jun 4, 1972 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 4 - 0
Tue, Jun 6, 1972 @ San Francisco Giants Win 5 - 3
Wed, Jun 7, 1972 @ San Francisco Giants Win 6 - 0
Thu, Jun 8, 1972 @ San Francisco Giants Win 6 - 4
Fri, Jun 9, 1972 @ San Diego Padres Win 3 - 2
Sat, Jun 10, 1972 @ San Diego Padres Win 5 - 2
Sun, Jun 11, 1972 @ San Diego Padres Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Mon, Jun 12, 1972 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 2
Tue, Jun 13, 1972 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 1 - 2
Fri, Jun 16, 1972 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 6
Sat, Jun 17, 1972 vs San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 3 (11)
Sun, Jun 18, 1972 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 8
Tue, Jun 20, 1972 vs San Diego Padres Win 5 - 4 (10)
Wed, Jun 21, 1972 vs San Diego Padres Win 14 - 3
Sat, Jun 24, 1972 @ New York Mets Win 11 - 0
Sun, Jun 25, 1972 @ New York Mets Win 7 - 1
Sun, Jun 25, 1972 @ New York Mets Win 2 - 1
Mon, Jun 26, 1972 vs Montreal Expos Win 4 - 3
Tue, Jun 27, 1972 vs Montreal Expos Win 4 - 3 (11)
Tue, Jun 27, 1972 vs Montreal Expos Loss 3 - 11
Wed, Jun 28, 1972 vs Chicago Cubs Win 8 - 4
Thu, Jun 29, 1972 vs Chicago Cubs Win 4 - 2
Fri, Jun 30, 1972 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 1
Sat, Jul 1, 1972 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 4
Sat, Jul 1, 1972 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 1 - 0
Sun, Jul 2, 1972 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 3
Mon, Jul 3, 1972 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 4 - 2
Tue, Jul 4, 1972 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 6
Fri, Jul 7, 1972 vs Houston Astros Win 3 - 1
Sat, Jul 8, 1972 vs Houston Astros Win 2 - 1
Sun, Jul 9, 1972 vs Houston Astros Loss 6 - 12
Tue, Jul 11, 1972 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 4 - 5 (15)
Wed, Jul 12, 1972 vs Atlanta Braves Win 7 - 0
Thu, Jul 13, 1972 vs Atlanta Braves Win 2 - 0
Fri, Jul 14, 1972 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 6
Sat, Jul 15, 1972 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 12
Sun, Jul 16, 1972 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 4
Mon, Jul 17, 1972 @ Houston Astros Win 3 - 2
Tue, Jul 18, 1972 @ Houston Astros Loss 3 - 11
Wed, Jul 19, 1972 @ Houston Astros Win 6 - 0
Thu, Jul 20, 1972 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 3 - 6
Fri, Jul 21, 1972 @ Atlanta Braves Win 2 - 1
Sat, Jul 22, 1972 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 7 - 8 (10)
Sun, Jul 23, 1972 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 3
Thu, Jul 27, 1972 @ Montreal Expos Win 8 - 2
Fri, Jul 28, 1972 @ Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 3
Sat, Jul 29, 1972 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 2 - 3
Sun, Jul 30, 1972 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 0 - 4
Sun, Jul 30, 1972 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 4 - 5
Mon, Jul 31, 1972 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 0 - 4
Tue, Aug 1, 1972 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 7 - 4
Wed, Aug 2, 1972 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 10 - 5
Thu, Aug 3, 1972 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 2 (10)
Fri, Aug 4, 1972 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 3 - 8
Sat, Aug 5, 1972 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 0 - 5
Sun, Aug 6, 1972 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 0
Mon, Aug 7, 1972 vs New York Mets Win 3 - 2 (13)
Tue, Aug 8, 1972 vs New York Mets Win 6 - 5
Wed, Aug 9, 1972 vs New York Mets Loss 3 - 8
Fri, Aug 11, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 5 - 10
Sat, Aug 12, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 5 - 6